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DULUTH CITY COUNCIL MEETING

Monday, January 12, 2009

 

ROLL CALL -- ALL PRESENT

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RESOLUTIONS TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


08-0757R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 89-0323 ESTABLISHING THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, SAID AMENDMENT RELATED TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND OTHER DEDA PERSONNEL.  (TABLED 12/15/2008) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON (RECREATION, LIBRARIES & AUTHORITIES)


08-0764R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH ARROWHEAD ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY, INC.  (TABLED 12/15/2008 FOR 1/12 COMMITTEE MEETING) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS


COMMITTEE 1

 

BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


09-0039R - RESOLUTION APPOINTING GARY E. ECKENBERG TO FILL THE VACANT AT LARGE CITY COUNCIL SEAT. -- AMENDED & PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

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At this time, Councilor Eckenberg left his seat.

 

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CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed under the consent agenda were enacted by one unanimous motion.


COMMITTEE 1


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                                    (FINANCE)


09-0024R - RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 08-0742 ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2009; SETTING THE NEW SPECIAL PROSECUTOR REQUEST FEE. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE                   (PURCHASING & LICENSING)


09-0008R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF PIEDMONT BOTTLE SHOP, INC. (PIEDMONT BOTTLE SHOP), 2818 PIEDMONT AVENUE. -- PASSED


09-0009R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE OFF SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF JNC LIQUORS, INC. (WILD WEST LIQUOR), 318 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE. -- PASSED


09-0010R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF CURLY’S BAR, INC. (CURLY’S BAR), 2013 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


09-0011R - RESOLUTION IN THE MATTER OF THE ON SALE INTOXICATING LIQUOR LICENSE OF BERGEY’S, LLC (BERGEY’S), 2232 WEST SUPERIOR STREET. -- PASSED


09-0026R - RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A LAWFUL GAMBLING PREMISE PERMITS TO COMMUNITY CHARITIES OF MINNESOTA.  (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR GARDNER                             (PERSONNEL)


09-0034R - RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE REAPPOINTMENT OF JIM BOOTH TO THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. -- PASSED

 

COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-0005R - RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF UTILITY EASEMENT WITHIN THE VACATED WATER STREET (LAKEWALK TOWNHOMES). -- PASSED


09-0037R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH MXD DEVELOPMENT STRATEGISTS LTD. OF RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MARKET STUDY IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $25,000. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA           (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)

 

09-0022R - RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY’S REQUEST FOR REPAYMENT OF $15,000,000 INTO THE STATE AIRPORTS FUND FROM THE GENERAL FUND IN FISCAL YEAR 2009. -- PASSED


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)

 

09-0036R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH DULUTH-SUPERIOR PUBLIC ACCESS COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC., FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS CABLECASTING, TRAINING, PRODUCTION AND ADMINISTRATION SERVICES IN 2009 IN THE NET AMOUNT OF $162,000. -- PASSED


COMMITTEE 3


BY COUNCILOR FOSLE                     (PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES)


09-0030R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH HAWKINS, INC., DBA HAWKINS WATER TREATMENT GROUP - SUPERIOR, FOR 145 TONS OF HYDROFLUOROSILICIC ACID FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $115,046.63. -- PASSED


09-0031R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH AIRGAS SPECIALTY PRODUCTS FOR 40,000 POUNDS OF LIQUID ANHYDROUS AMMONIA FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $33,228. -- PASSED


09-0032R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH HAWKINS, INC., DBA HAWKINS WATER TREATMENT GROUP - SUPERIOR, FOR 55 TONS OF LIQUID CHLORINE FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $26,651.63. -- PASSED


09-0033R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH THUNDER BAY CHEMICALS, LTD., FOR 150,000 GALLONS OF LIQUID ALUMINUM SULFATE FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $172,370.25. -- PASSED


09-0035R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH UNIVAR USA, INC., FOR 100,000 GALLONS OF CAUSTIC SODA FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $373,527.45. -- PASSED


BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)

 

09-0038R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT AN AMENDED GRANT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA, COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC SAFETY, OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $670,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUPPORTING THE OPERATIONS OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR DRUG AND GANG TASK FORCE. -- PASSED


END OF CONSENT AGENDA

 

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The following entitled resolutions were also considered:

 

COMMITTEE 1


BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                                  (FINANCE)


09-0023R - RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION UTILITIES REVENUE BONDS. -- PASSED 7-1-1 (Nay: Stauber; Absent: Eckenberg)

 

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At this time, Councilor Eckenberg returned to his seat.

 

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COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

 

09-0028R - RESOLUTION RESCINDING RESOLUTION 08-0396 AND REQUESTING THE ADMINISTRATION ALLOW PARKING ALONG MORLEY PARKWAY FROM SNIVELY ROAD TO LEICESTER AVENUE. -- TABLED

 

BY COUNCILORS STAUBER, FEDORA AND GARDNER

 

09-0042R - RESOLUTION URGING THE ADMINISTRATION TO RESOLVE THE HANDLING OF THE PERSONNEL ISSUE SPECIFIC TO ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE WITH PAY. (REPLACEMENT) -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

BY COUNCILOR FEDORA           (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


09-0014R - RESOLUTION ADDING AN INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT REVISIONS TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA ELECTRICAL CODE REQUIREMENTS FOR SUMP PUMP INSTALLATION TO THE CITY’S LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR 2009. -- TABLED

 

BY PRESIDENT GILBERT                  (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE)


09-0007R - RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH MAKI AND OVEROM CHARTERED FOR LEGAL SERVICES NOT TO EXCEED $10,000. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY

 

09-0025R - RESOLUTION ACCEPTING GIFT OF $111,574.58 FROM THE ESTATE OF KATHERINE J. HOOEY. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0027R - RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT GRANTS AND ENROLL IN THE NATIONAL CITIZEN SURVEY PROGRAM AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $11,600. -- PASSED 8-1 (Krause)

 

COMMITTEE 3

 

BY COUNCILOR CUNEO                               (PUBLIC SAFETY)


09-0001R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE REMOVAL OF THE EXISTING TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF EKLUND AVENUE AT SWAN LAKE ROAD AND DENYING THE PERMANENT CLOSURE OF THE SOUTHBOUND LANE OF EKLUND AVENUE, IDEAL STREET WEST OF FOSTER STREET AND EASTBOUND MAPLE GROVE ROAD EAST OF JOSHUA AVENUE. -- PASSED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0002R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE PERMANENT CLOSURE OF THE SOUTHBOUND LANE OF EKLUND AVENUE AT SWAN LAKE ROAD, IDEAL STREET WEST OF FOSTER STREET AND EASTBOUND MAPLE GROVE ROAD EAST OF JOSHUA AVENUE. -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0003R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE REMOVAL OF THE TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE NORTHBOUND LANE OF LAKEVIEW DRIVE AND DENYING THE PERMANENT CLOSURE THEREOF. -- FAILED UNANIMOUSLY


09-0004R - RESOLUTION ORDERING THE PERMANENT CLOSURE OF THE NORTHBOUND LANE OF LAKEVIEW DRIVE AT SNIVELY ROAD. -- PASSED 6-3 (Fedora, Fosle, Stauber)


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INTRODUCTION AND CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES


ORDINANCE TABLED


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR FEDORA           (INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS)


08-100-O - AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO CITY BONDING, AMENDING CHAPTER 20 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE, 1959, AS AMENDED, TO ADD A NEW ARTICLE III.  (TABLED 1/5 FOR 1/12 COMMITTEE MEETING) (REPLACEMENT) -- REMAINED ON TABLE


The following entitled ordinance was read for the first time:


COMMITTEE 2


BY COUNCILOR STAUBER     (PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)


09-001-O - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING CONVEYANCE BACK TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA OF 80 ACRES OF PROPERTY KNOWN AS THE BAYVIEW FOREST PARK AND AUTHORIZING A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE PROCTOR SCHOOL DISTRICT REGARDING THE USE OF THE PROPERTY. -- 1st READING


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